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We Live in an Era of Mass Delusion

We Live in an Era of Mass Delusion

"The only way we can give man the strength to withstand mental infection is through giving him the utmost freedom in the exchange of ideas."

'Porn Star': Why We Should Probably Lose the Term

'Porn Star': Why We Should Probably Lose the Term

The phrase 'porn star' is a euphemism that serious media should consider abandoning.

Taking Ta-Nehisi Coates Seriously

Taking Ta-Nehisi Coates Seriously

Ta-Nehisi Coates has become one of the most prominent public intellectuals in America. But his famous 'case for reparations' contains conspicuous flaws.

The Problem with the Moana Costume Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

The Problem with the Moana Costume Isn’t Cultural Appropriation

My daughter won't be dressing up like Moana for Halloween this year, but it's not because the costume is culturally appropriated.

It’s Time for the Supreme Court to Take Up the Second Amendment Again, Scholars Say

It’s Time for the Supreme Court to Take Up the Second Amendment Again, Scholars Say

Silvester v. Becerra is an important case that the Court should not let slip by, two constitutional scholars say.

Want Dumbed Down Schools? Get Rid of Logic.

Want Dumbed Down Schools? Get Rid of Logic.

Is logic the glue that holds education together?

The Truth About Money in Politics

The Truth About Money in Politics

It doesn't take much effort to see where corporate America's heart lies.

Advice to Young Women on how to Avoid Harassment Should Be Welcomed, Not Silenced

Advice to Young Women on how to Avoid Harassment Should Be Welcomed, Not Silenced

Offering advice about how to protect oneself—to minimize risks and avoid the worst situations—is in no way giving a pass to those who would seek to exploit women.

Should Cambridge University ‘Decolonise’ Its English Curriculum?

Should Cambridge University ‘Decolonise’ Its English Curriculum?

“The department cannot claim to provide students with the ‘foundational knowledge of the canon’ whilst it refuses to decolonise the curriculum.”

The Death of Common Sense

The Death of Common Sense

Common Sense, aka C.S., lived a long life, but died from heart failure at the brink of the millennium.

Who Gets the Biggest Tax Cut in the Republican Tax Plan?

Who Gets the Biggest Tax Cut in the Republican Tax Plan?

The Tax Policy Center says high earners get the largest tax cuts. But is that really the case?

90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?

90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?

Christina Hoff Sommers says something about moms that makes you wonder if there's a war against men or if they just quit.

The Ethical Principle of ‘Epikeia’

The Ethical Principle of ‘Epikeia’

Sometimes it's okay to break the law. 

3 Common Words That Never Appear in the Bible (And What That Says About Us)

3 Common Words That Never Appear in the Bible (And What That Says About Us)

What was of paramount importance for the biblical authors was one's moral standing before God, regardless of our problem-solving abilities.

7 Steps to Success—for Life and Business—from Ancient Wisdom

7 Steps to Success—for Life and Business—from Ancient Wisdom

Would we see a lot less anger, dissension, judgment, and rejection of the truth if we applied these principles to life beyond the workforce?

Why Americans Can No Longer Think For Themselves

Why Americans Can No Longer Think For Themselves

There's a reason Americans are so susceptible to propaganda.

Is a ‘Nation Without Borders’ an Oxymoron?

Is a ‘Nation Without Borders’ an Oxymoron?

Andrew Sullivan, writing at 'New York' magazine, says Democrats' fidelity to open-borders is a "kind of madness that could keep them from power indefinitely."

Why Parents Should Take Up a Hobby with Their Kids

Why Parents Should Take Up a Hobby with Their Kids

Can parents encourage greater maturity and future success in their children by doing so?

The ‘Look It Up’ Fallacy

The ‘Look It Up’ Fallacy

Why Google is no substitute for knowing it yourself.

The Special Ops Mission in Niger Was Routine and Common. Stop Politicizing It.

The Special Ops Mission in Niger Was Routine and Common. Stop Politicizing It.

The loss of four special ops soldiers is being politicized, a former Green Beret says.

Is Marriage Obsolete? 4 Essential Reads

Is Marriage Obsolete? 4 Essential Reads

There’s no doubt: Fewer people are making a commitment to marriage.

5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

5 (Fake) Tips From the 1950s on How to Be a Good Housewife

An article titled 'How to Be a Good Wife' that is supposedly an excerpt from a 1950s magazine (or textbook) is not authentic.

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Is Feminism Making Women More Fragile?

Has the feminist narrative spread so far that it’s actually hurting women and causing them to revert to being fragile creatures?

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

I’m a Conservative Who Was Roofied by a Stranger. Here’s What I Think of the ‘Me Too’ Hashtag.

This wound is still fresh. Not long ago, shortly after moving halfway across the country to Washington, D.C., I was roofied in a bar.

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

Was C.S. Lewis a Libertarian?

The writings of C.S. Lewis display a belief in limited government and a distrust of government-enforced morality.

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

Paglia: The Dumbing Down of America Began in Public Schools

"I’ve been teaching now for 46 years as a classroom teacher, and I have felt the slow devolution of the quality of public school education in the classroom."

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Propaganda: 4 Tips to Fight It

Unfortunately, you’re already a victim of propaganda. Here are some ideas for freeing yourself.

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher: ‘Having Children is Immoral’

Philosopher David Benatar argues that “people should never, under any circumstance, procreate.”

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